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If one reads it with breaks, or while half-asleep, he has performed his obligation. If he was copying it, correcting it or expounding it, then if [in doing so] He put his mind [also to the reading] of it he has performed his obligation, but otherwise not. If [the copy from which he reads] is written with sam, with Sikra, with kumus, or with kankantum, or on neyar or diftera, he has not performed his obligation; it must be written in Hebrew on parchment and in ink.                                   מגילה 2.2
קראה סירוגין, או מתנמנם-- יצא׃ היה כותבה, דורשה, ומגיהה-- אם כיוון ליבו, יצא; ואם לאו, לא יצא׃ הייתה כתובה בסם, ובסקרה, בקומוס ובקלקנתוס, על הנייר, ועל הדפתרא-- לא יצא׃ עד שתהא כתובה אשורית, ובדיו
A resident of a town who has gone to a walled city or of a walled city who has gone to a town, if he is likely to return to his own place reads according to the rule of his own place, and otherwise reads with the rest. From where must a man read the Megillah so as to fulfil his obligation? R. Meir says, [He must read] the whole of it; Rabbi Judah says, [He must read] from `there was a Jew`; R. Jose says, from `after these things`.                                                                    מגילה 2.3
בן עיר שהלך לכרך, ובן כרך שהלך לעיר-- אם עתיד לחזור למקומו, קורא כמקומו; ואם לאו, קורא עימהם׃ מאיכן קורא אדם את המגילה, ויוצא בה ידי חובתו-- רבי מאיר אומר, כולה; רבי יהודה אומר, מ''איש יהודי''  (אסתר ב,ה) ; רבי יוסי אומר, מ''אחר הדברים האלה''  (אסתר ב,א; אסתר ג,א

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